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Vancouver poised to again shatter North American gas price record: analyst

Gas prices in Metro Vancouver are once again poised to shatter an all-time North American record, and analysts say geography and politics mean slim chances for long-term relief. “Gas will be 239.9 on Thursday and that will smash an all-time record for any city in North America. That’s Vancouver,” said Dan McTeague, fuel analyst and … Read more

Southern California gas prices are skyrocketing again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose for the 22nd consecutive day, increasing 7.4 cents Saturday to $5.689. The average price has increased 44.3 cents over the past 22 days, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is … Read more

What does Origin Energy backing out of gas exploration mean for the Channel Country?

On a stormy afternoon, grazier Kerri Pidgeon and her husband Ken Griffiths are checking creek levels on their sprawling cattle station. Key points: Origin Energy is abandoning its fracking ambitions in Queensland’s Channel Country The move is being welcomed by traditional owners, graziers and lobby groups Advocates say their fight to protect the sensitive river … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg claims fracking opponents are funded by the Kremlin

But in a written statement to MPs on Thursday, Mr Rees-Mogg suggested that the risk of further earthquakes was worth taking, and that more data could be collected when drilling resumes. “While HM Government will always try to limit disturbance to those living and working near to sites, tolerating a higher degree of risk and … Read more

Vic Mensa Donates $10k In Gas & Pre-Rolled Joints For Chicago Residents

Vic Mensa helped out Chicago residents by supplying $10,000 in gas over Labor Day weekend. Vic Mensa provided over $10,000 worth of gas to residents of his Southside Chicago hometown, earlier this month, while promoting his new cannabis business, 93 Boyz. At the local BP gas station, Mensa also passed out pre-rolled joints. At the gas … Read more

Ottawa announces up to $250M to help Canadians transition to greener home-heating options – National

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault announced that the federal government will invest up to $250 million over four years to help make heating more affordable for families across Canada. Nearly half the amount will be set aside for Atlantic Canadians, he said. In a press conference Thursday, Guilbeault said that the funding … Read more

Minister appoints independent consultant to investigate millennia-old rock art on WA’s Burrup Peninsula

One of Australia’s most productive industrial areas will be under the spotlight, after the federal government appointed an independent reporter to look into claims significant Aboriginal sites are being threatened by continued development. Key points: A group of traditional owners mounted two challenges to development on the Burrup Peninsula in WA Its second challenge has been … Read more

RAAF to fly emergency supplies to Lord Howe Island after rat forces ship into quarantine

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will fly emergency supplies to the world heritage-listed Lord Howe Island after the discovery of a rat on a supply ship left the vessel grounded in Port Macquarie. Key points: Lord Howe Island’s supply ship has been delayed after a rat was found on board in Port Macquarie The RAAF will fly essential supplies to … Read more